NMS-68AB1C: Fragment of an Early Anglo-Saxon Great square-headed brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-68AB1C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Fragment of an Early Anglo-Saxon copper alloy Great square-headed brooch, the upper end of an undecorated triple-ribbed bow and part of a headplate, distorted, affected by fire and with all breaks ancient. Parts of the headplate second panel and inner panel are extant with non-interpretable decoration in counter-relief. Perforations in a double pin lug on the reverse are filled with decayed iron. Length 29.7mm. Width 32.4mm. Weight 18.41g. c.525 - c.560.

Class: Great square-headed

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 525
Date to: Circa AD 560

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.7 mm
Width: 32.4 mm
Weight: 18.41 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 11th September 2020 - Sunday 8th November 2020

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 6164
Other reference: SB112020

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Field Dalling (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG0240
Four figure Latitude: 52.91941652
Four figure longitude: 1.00321617
1:25K map: TG0240
1:10K map: TG04SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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